Monday, 09 October 2017 14:20

Gas shortfall to cause power price rise

Limited domestic gas supplies next year are causing significant price rises, which will hurt the dairy farmer through rising electricity costs and potentially reduced farmgate prices through processors.

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WITH blackouts across South Australia’s electricity system both this year and last, it could be said the state is the canary in the coal mine when it comes to the challenges of Australia’s energy system.

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Friday, 10 March 2017 08:05

Rising energy prices loom large

WATER prices are already a big issue for many in the dairy industry, but cost hikes in gas and electricity prices are set to cause more input cost headache for processors and farmers alike.

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Thursday, 09 February 2017 14:41

Gas price could lower future farmer returns

Processors are claiming Victoria’s dairy farmers could be left out of pocket because of increased gas prices in 2018.

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When butter and chocolate collide

TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.

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